May 18, 2017
Quality Manager Dubai, UAE Through Parsons’ engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure. Position Overview: The Quality Manager monitors the implementation of the Company’s Management System in compliance with PARSONS Corporate policies, International Standards and Client’s requirements. Periodically conducts detailed audits to assess the level of compliance with the QM system, policies, procedures, and related-quality activities. Regularly interacts with Group Managers and individual Project Managers to assess on-site activities (client‘s design and/or construction contractors). Randomly monitors and audits the quality activities, set forth in the QM program, to confirm that products or services provided are in accordance with client requirements. Acts as the Project QM for Design Projects and Construction Projects without assigned QA/QC Manager or QA/QC Engineer while supports QA/QC Engineers in auditing role, if necessary. Reports to the Area Manager and provides updates to the Country Quality Manager. Duties and Responsibilities: Direct preparation, issue and maintain Business Unit (BU) and/or project QA/QC program manual and procedures in compliance with Parsons and customers’ quality requirements, and ensure that these are implemented effectively. Direct and coordinate efforts to initiate (and maintain) BU/Project ISO 9001 QMS certification. Ensure that Parsons and customers’ quality requirements are met for products and services provided, by verifying compliance with quality standards and quality program requirements. Plan, direct and perform QA audits of internal and external organizations. Successfully and effectively implement Parsons Training Plan for each year. Identify and report to executive management, quality issues or trends based on data from a variety of sources. Implement latest effective tools to aid the processes with regards to quality, and work towards achieving “zero finding” in ISO audit. Recommend and ensure implementation of appropriate corrective action to quality issues, in coordination with company management. Provide input to management on organization performance metrics, and process or procedural system improvements. Act as liaison with customers, contractors and/or internal departments on quality related matters. Interface with other BU Quality Assurance Managers as member of Corporate Quality Working Group to maintain the PACE Quality Guide and advance the overall performance of quality at Parsons. Promote the importance of key aspects of continuous improvement (KPI, client assessment, knowledge management, management review, etc) and coordinate the implementation in all projects. Provide leadership, guidance and training to QA personnel; monitor performance, and identify skills, training, and capabilities needed for QA activities. Assume additional responsibilities as directed by corporate executives. Qualifications: Required: 4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and a minimum of 8+ years of related work experience in the field of quality assurance, including some experience in management capacity . Lead Auditor certification (ISO 9001 or equal) or ASQC certification (CQM/CQE) preferred. Active membership in a nationally-recognized QA/QC organization. Preferred: Professional Engineer registration. Other related certifications may include, but are not limited to: Building Inspector, NQA-1 (nuclear auditor), NDT (ASNT), Welding Inspector (AWS), DOT Skills & Competencies: Requires proven experience in directing and implementing quality management systems and standards specified by ISO 9000, ASME, ANSI, ASTM and similar organizations. Requires extensive knowledge of quality assurance/quality control management practices, processes and current technology. Requires proficiency in the use of computers and software packages related to field. Requires the ability to comm unicate clearly, conduct presentations to management and interface effectively with a diverse group of professionals.
Parsons Corporation Dubai - United Arab Emirates